Global Patent Index - EP 0642666 B1

EP 0642666 B1 2000-04-12 - HEPATITIS C ASSAY

Title (en)

HEPATITIS C ASSAY

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUR DETEKTION VON HEPATITIS C

Title (fr)

ANALYSE DE DETECTION DE L'HEPATITE C

Publication

EP 0642666 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 92920853 A

Priority

  • US 9207813 W
  • US 76029291 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9306247A1] The present invention provides an improved assay for detecting the presence of an antibody to an HCV antigen in a sample by contacting the sample with at least one polypeptide containing at least one epitope of an HCV antigen. Preferred assay formats include a confirmatory assay, a combination assay, a synthetic polypeptide-based assay, an immunodot assay and a competition assay.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G01N 33/576; C07K 14/18

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

C07K 7/08 (2006.01); C07K 14/00 (2006.01); C07K 16/00 (2006.01); G01N 33/53 (2006.01); G01N 33/576 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G01N 33/5767 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FR GB GR IT LI NL SE

DOCDB simple family

WO 9306247 A1 19930401; AT 191792 T 20000415; AU 2679492 A 19930427; CA 2119013 A1 19930401; DE 69230917 D1 20000518; DE 69230917 T2 20001116; DE 69230917 T3 20050407; EP 0642666 A1 19950315; EP 0642666 A4 19941122; EP 0642666 B1 20000412; EP 0642666 B2 20040811; ES 2145746 T3 20000716; ES 2145746 T5 20050416; JP 3219409 B2 20011015; JP H06510861 A 19941201; TW 222686 B 19940421